Oscar Contenders ‘Corsage’ and ‘All That Breathes’ Top BFI London Film Festival Winners
Two films with Oscar gold in their sights received a nice boost on Sunday when the BFI London Film Festival unveiled its complete list of award winners from the 66th edition of the festival.“Corsage,” Marie Kreutzer’s feminist reimagining of the life of Empress Elisabeth of Austria-Hungary and Austria’s official submission to the Best International Feature race, took home the trophy for Best Film.
The festival had high praise for the film, writing that “the jury was completely seduced by Vicky Krieps’ sublime performance of a woman out of time trapped in her own iconography and her rebellious yearning for liberation.”“I want to say thank you to the members of the jury for choosing our film and giving us this beautiful award,” Marie Kreutzer said.
“For me this award, which is an award for the film, is not only my award it belongs to all of us.
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